Detect and exclude HPP with an ordinary blood test

Hypophosphatasia (HPP) is a potentially life-threatening, systemic, inherited metabolic disease caused by impaired activity of the enzyme alkaline phosphatase (ALP). Hypophosphatasia can cause skeletal deformities, early loss of teeth and repeated fractures and/or symptoms from several of the body’s organs.

SYMPTOMS AND CONDITIONS
ASSOCIATED WITH HYPOPHOSPHATASIA

COMMON SYMPTOMS AND CONDITIONS THAT
CAN BE CAUSED BY HYPOPHOSPHATASIA READ MORE

THE ALP CALCULATOR
– DIAGNOSTIC TOOL

LOW ALP ACTIVITY KEY TO DIAGNOSIS READ MORE


IMPORTANT DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSES

IMPORTANT DIFFERENTIAL 
DIAGNOSES/CONDITIONS READ MORE
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Last Updated: 23 January 2017

Film on the disease mechanism behind hypophosphatasia



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